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WVU freshman wins National History Day award

New Mountaineer Brennan Lawless is off to a fast start as a West Virginia University freshman. The Daniels, West Virginia, native attended New Student Orientation on June 4, and won an award at National History Day just a week later.

Area youth tour FBI Biometric Center of Excellence with WVU Next Generation Forensic Science Initiative

For aspiring crime scene investigators, a personal tour of the FBI is what dreams are made of.

Psychology alumna elected as American Medical Association president-elect

Patrice A. Harris, M.D., a psychiatrist from Atlanta, Georgia, was elected as the new president-elect of the American Medical Association (AMA) June 12 by physicians gathered at the Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates in Chicago. 

Susie Layne

WVU School of Social Work names 2018 Harbert Outstanding Achievement in Aging Award recipient

Susie Layne, program manager at the West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services, is the recipient of the West Virginia University School of Social Work’s 2018 Anita S. Harbert Outstanding Achievement in Aging Award.

WVU physicist receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award

In the heat of the space race in 1958 between the United States and the Soviet Union, James Van Allen discovered Earth’s radiation belt. The belt is located at 500 to 60,000 kilometers above Earth’s surface and is populated with energetic “killer” electrons that create a hazardous environment for satellites and other spacecrafts operating within this zone.

Samantha Godbey

Debate Team director reflects on time at WVU

Samantha Godbey’s interest in the West Virginia University Debate Team sparked before she became a student when she spotted her coworker in a debate team t-shirt at a camp she worked at the summer before her freshman year.

WVU School of Social Work to host annual Summer Institute on Aging June 12-14

West Virginia University’s annual Summer Institute on Aging Conference will be held Tuesday, June 12 through Thursday, June 14 at Lakeview Resort and Conference Center.

WVU Core Arboretum Nature Connection Series begins early June

West Virginia University’s Core Arboretum will bring local and regional nature experts to campus this summer in its annual Nature Connection Series.

Caitlin Ahrens

WVU geology, physics alumna named Outstanding Young American

The United States' division of  Junior Chamber International has named West Virginia University alumna Caitlin Ahrens one of its 2018 Ten Outstanding Young Americans. Ahrens will be honored at the organization's 80th annual black-tie awards ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 29 in Denver.

WVU professors bring the scientific community closer to understanding binary star mergers

Imagine only knowing 15 people in the world, and as you discover more people, your knowledge expands. Scientists studying our galaxy face something similar as they make discoveries that build our understanding of the universe.